VitalBlog

In our VitalBlog we frequently share our thoughts and opinions on healthcare-related topics.

Laurens van der Tang

From Measuring to Knowledge to Value: What is Value Based Healthcare?

Laurens van der Tang wrote this on Tuesday, October 22, 2019

The basic principle of Value Based Healthcare is both simple and timeless. ... read more

Laurens van der Tang

No Pain No Gain

Laurens van der Tang wrote this on Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Who actually invests in improving healthcare? Is it the healthcare systems? Is it the insurance providers? The government? The science sector?... read more

Shared Spaces for Patient Engagement

wrote this on Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Describe a patient engagement solution, and chances are the description will start with “the place where a patient can go… to request appointments, ... read more

Gerbrand van de Beek

What is happening with Michael Porter's Value Based Healthcare?

Gerbrand van de Beek wrote this on Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Michael Porter's Value Based Healthcare concept took off: where and when? Which initiatives of the last couple of years are worth mentioning? ... read more

Paul D. Taylor, MD

Patient reported outcomes – what we can learn from our European colleagues

Paul D. Taylor, MD wrote this on Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Patient reported outcomes (PROs) have been an integral part of healthcare delivery in Europe and elsewhere for years, and both patients and providers ... read more

Dr. Lester Wold

Eliminating Barriers to Cardiac Rehab Program Participation

Dr. Lester Wold wrote this on Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Technology makes it possible to complete cardiac rehab programs in the home.... read more

Dr. Lester Wold

Cardiac Rehabilitation By The Numbers

Dr. Lester Wold wrote this on Thursday, August 24, 2017

Cardiac rehabilitation has been shown to have significant positive benefits for patients who have had a cardiac event. ... read more

Dr. Lester Wold

The Most Important Twelve Weeks in the Rest of Your Life

Dr. Lester Wold wrote this on Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Cardiac rehabilitation is a formal program that can be completed in a few months. It includes a number of important areas for heart health ... read more

Dr. Lester Wold

Using Technology to Collect and Report on Outcomes Measures

Dr. Lester Wold wrote this on Monday, June 19, 2017

The concept of value has transformed the dialogue centered around how to improve the US health care system.... read more

Dr. Lester Wold

A VitalHealth PHM Road Trip to HIMSS | Stop #3: Time as an asset

Dr. Lester Wold wrote this on Tuesday, February 21, 2017

What is a provider or health care system to do to address the problem of time?... read more

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